Popular writer, actor and director of Malayalam films Venu Nagavally died of liver ailments at a hospital here. He was 61 and is survived by his wife and son.
Nagavally, son of popular writer and commentator Nagavally R.S. Kurup, passed away late Wednesday Sep 8.
The funeral will take place Thursday evening here.
It was while working at All India Radio in 1978 that Nagavally decided to become an actor. His first acting project was 'Ulkadal'.
Though he acted in 35 films, he never rose to stardom. But as a writer and director, Nagavally's stock rose hugely.
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